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Greening Australia has come up with a plan to restore a little known rainforest zone that stretches from Razorback to the Hawkesbury.

Restoration drive for forgotten rainforest in Macarthur’s backyard

The Western Sydney Dry Rainforest is little known or appreciated. It is also listed as a critically endangered ecological community. According to Greening Australia, which has developed a plan to restore it, WSDR is a plant community that stretches from Macarthur’s backyard to the Hawkesbury. Locally it occurs in CamdenRead more »

Mayor of Campbelltown George Brticevic, right, with Cr Masood Chowdhury and Monda Dehaini with a plate of Lebanese baklava. She’ll be doing a Middle Eastern cooking demonstration at multicultural celebration Feast Campbelltown on September 22.

Community leaders hail our multicultural transformation

In the blink of an eye, Campbelltown has been transformed into a harmonious multicultural community. The change from an essentially British demographic started 20 years ago but has accelerated to the point where almost one in three local residents is overseas born. A demographic comparison between the 2011 and 2016Read more »

Chanthivong says his Stop the Squeeze survey has a clear message for the state government: no more development until we get the infrastructure.

Local residents say yes to infrastructure, no to development

Residents in the Macquarie Fields electorate have sent an overwhelming message to the Liberal State Government: it’s time to stop the squeeze. That message forms the basis of a report launched yesterday by Macquarie Fields MP Anoulack Chanthivong detailing the results of a survey in which thousands of constituents madeRead more »

Ricardo Lonza under one of the new signs on Ben Lomond Road, Minto Heights

Koalas crossing – please slow down: signs of our times

More local koalas are killed by motor vehicles than anything else, including dogs. In the past eight years there have been 38 reported deaths of koalas on local roads. That’s why local wildlife advocates are grateful Campbelltown Council responded to their request for more signs near koala crossing hotspots. RicardoRead more »

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